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Upgrading from twin HD displays. Anyone using curved ultra wide 21:9 monitor?
by Les Wilson 3 months ago
It's 2018. Not finding critical reviews of these for editing. I'm concerned that the distortion from the curve will make it hard to get graphics to line up or deal with the horizon Ergonomic advantage
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Re: Upgrading from twin HD displays. Anyone using curved ultra wide 21:9 monitor?
by Doug Suiter 3 months ago
I have a flat ultra wide and it s fabulous to have such horizontal space along a timeline. Shortly after I bought it the curved version came out. It occurred to me that the curve would be nice in that
Proliferation of duplicates appearing in Motion Templates folder after choosing to "Store Motion content in library"
by Doug Suiter 6 months ago
Hi all, I decided recently to (by default) switch on the option to store motion content "In Library" as opposed to in the "Motion Templates Folder". I did this so that I could more easily transport pr
Re: Proliferation of duplicates appearing in Motion Templates folder after choosing to "Store Motion content in library"
by Bret Williams 6 months ago
Just to back up Andreas- I've been trying for a year and a half to figure out how to get it to work as I imagined. It doesn't. It won't. Don't do it. BUT The ONE thing I do use it for... At the end of
FCPX v10.4 - Best way to create .srt files
by Gary Brightman 10 months ago
to post a video to Amazon I'm required to create an .srt file of the dialogue. What do people recommend as the best method tool to achieve this Many thanks for your help
Re: FCPX v10.4 - Best way to create .srt files
by Warren Eig 10 months ago
I ran into the same problem. The quickest solution I found was to upload my video to as a private video to youtube. Youtube has an auto closed captioning function. I let it transcribe my video. I than
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Doug Suiter liked this 10 months ago
Optical flow jittery? Useless?
by Alan Langdon 10 months ago
I have footage shot in 60p, and am slowing it down and applying Optical Flow. No matter what speed I use (25%, 3%), I don't get smooth motion but rather stuttery footage, with repeated frames every so
Re: Optical flow jittery? Useless?
by Doug Suiter 10 months ago
It sounds to me (could be wrong) that you are introducing Optical Flow unnecessarily. Try this: 1. Create a new 29.97 timeline (be sure to NOT use automatic settings or the moment you bring in 60p foo
Points are linear in Mocha AE but change to smooth after pasting shape in AE
by Doug Suiter 2 years ago
Hi all - I thought this was best explained in a video: https: vimeo.com 210360659 I am a bit of a newbie at Mocha AE so I am quite prepared to accept that the issue is lack of experience, but any advi
Re: Points are linear in Mocha AE but change to smooth after pasting shape in AE
by Ross Shain 2 years ago
I believe the issue is that you used Bezier and not X-Spline in Mocha AE This may be a bug inside of Mocha AE and its ability to convert to AE bezier on particular types of shapes. It may be fixed in
Revisionist History...
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
I'm still on a lot of press release lists from my reporter days. So I've been watching the minor flury of PR pitches going out about this being the 25th Anniversary of Premiere Pro pre-NAB. Had to lau
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Re: Revisionist History...
by Doug Suiter 2 years ago
The picture is gold! Would you mind if I reposted it DOUG SUITER: FCPTalent Find Production and Post Production Talent, Free. web: www.fcptalent.com twitter: @FCPTalent
Is there a keystroke for getting from a primary to connected clip?
by Noam Osband 2 years ago
I was watching a Ripple Training video about audio and it seemed like they had a keystroke which let me go from a clip in the primary storyline to a connected clip. Does such a thing exist Am I imagin
Re: Is there a keystroke for getting from a primary to connected clip?
by Doug Suiter 2 years ago
It's called "Select Above" and Select below. I'm actually wondering if there is an equivalent for select left and select right.. DOUG SUITER: FCPTalent Find Production and Post Production Talent, Free
many stills in project
by Craig Alan 2 years ago
I am doing a project in which I am exporting edited stills from Aperture. These will be a large portion of the visuals for this project. What is the best workflow for doing this What size, codec, orga
Re: many stills in project
by Doug Suiter 2 years ago
You might want to take a few minutes to watch this - it's a tutorial I made a few years ago and will give you an idea of the sort of performance that you can expect. https: www.youtube.com watch v=wkd
mov to wmv
by Phil Stein 2 years ago
What is the professional solution to converting FCP X's mov files to windows media player wmv. I feel like I'm missing something obvious since all of Google's answers are from '10 to '08.
Re: mov to wmv
by Doug Suiter 2 years ago
Try AnyVideo Converter HD from the App Store. In the Custom section you should see a WMV setting that can be customised. DOUG SUITER: FCPTalent Find Production and Post Production Talent, Free. web: w
Play Back Sticking
by Steven Hartwell 2 years ago
Play back is sticking and freezing up a little bit. I changed the viewing quality between both selections, does not seem to matter which one, since both stick. I am no using an external hard drive. Th
Re: Play Back Sticking
by Doug Suiter 2 years ago
I experienced this and it was fixed by closing the information panel. This prevents the need for FCPX to load the information of the new clip into the panel every time you move around the playhead whi
So, what's happening?
by David Mathis 2 years ago
Um yeah. What are your plans if Apple decides to axe Final Cut Pro as we know it What software would you migrate to Please, for my sanity, leave out the toll road (subscription only) payment plan part
Re: So, what's happening?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Apple quite happily tell us what's months away in OSX and iOS releases, why on earth can't they tell us about FCPX
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.mts (AVCHD) pains me
by Eric Santiago 2 years ago
I have read enough on here in regards to AVCHD files in FCPX. I have a client with major issues and the clips are average 10 min in length. Beach balling constantly on both nMac and 5K iMac. I manage
Re: .mts (AVCHD) pains me
by Doug Suiter 2 years ago
I just finished a project and had the exact same experience. I'd love to see if someone can offer any tips. DOUG SUITER: FCPTalent Find Production and Post Production Talent, Free. web: www.fcptalent.
OT - a new Barn?
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
Is it just me or are things a little.....different
Re: OT - a new Barn?
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
Now if we can only get the forums names changed: From: Apple Final Cut Pro Apple FCPX Techniques Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate To: Apple Final Cut Pro Legacy Apple Final Cut Pro X Apple FCPX Debates E
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Doug Suiter liked this 2 years ago
Bug or not: Master file export always have audio and video w/ 10.2.3
by Sam Lee 3 years ago
Prior to 10.2.3, I was able to export master file just the video only. But with 10.2.3, when I had to set a export default of Master File, it will not do it correctly. Setting it to video only will al
Re: Bug or not: Master file export always have audio and video w/ 10.2.3
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
Just chiming in that I have seen this behaviour in the past exporting Prores to send to Motion. 100% definitely choosing no audio, audio comes out anyway. Never nailed down a reason or a fix. DOUG SUI
For Bill
by Steve Connor 3 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=tuN5HYtGyGg
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Re: For Bill
by Claude Lyneis 3 years ago
Wow, that was impressive to see. That is light years ahead of my workflow. OK, a light year is really a distance, not a time, but it sounds cool.
Wouldn't it be time to change the name of the forum ?
by Emmanuel Tenenbaum 3 years ago
It's not 2011 anymore, FCPX has changed.
Re: Wouldn't it be time to change the name of the forum ?
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
The thing is I think that for most people the debate really is over and now the forum is populated by posts from people just...well...using the software and discussing it. So maybe it's not the posts
Is anyone using Motion?
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
I'm curious. I see a lot of wonderful work being done in Motion from time to time, as well as to create FCPX templates. But is anyone seriously using it for motion graphics In the entire existence of
Re: Is anyone using Motion?
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
"The fact is there is a vast constituency of Motion users, many of them young, who are doing great things with it - who don't even own a copy of FCP X." Wow that's interesting. I actually didn't reali
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FCP X wants my attention (El Capitan), icon, app switching driving me crazy.
by Tangier Clarke 3 years ago
Alright folks, FCP X 10.2.2 on El Capitan is acting like a needy child. When I am doing an operation in FCP X and switch to another app such as Safari, the FCP X icon bounces incessantly, but FCP X gr
Re: FCP X wants my attention (El Capitan), icon, app switching driving me crazy.
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
I'm not on El Cap and can't offer a remedy, but a tip I only learned recently is that you don't have to switch to the app to stop the bouncing in the dock. If you hover over the bouncing icon with you
Undocumented Feature: Reveal Multiple Items in Finder
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
I'm sure everyone is familiar with the reveal in finder command which is a great way to show the source file of an item in the browser or timeline in the location it exists on your hard drive. If you
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Re: Undocumented Feature: Reveal Multiple Items in Finder
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
Indeed - it doesn't seem like it would be such a leap from there does it :)
Adjusting the layer sometimes - but not always - animates the shape of the layer
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
Hi Guys, Trying to use TrackX to track a layer. The track works perfectly but when it comes to adjusting the shape of the layer I am having issues. Whether I adjust the transform handles (blue) or the
Re: Adjusting the layer sometimes - but not always - animates the shape of the layer
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
Thank you for the response - Yes i figured I must have had key framing on. I think what was confusing me was that it was on by default when installed and also that it after a track it automatically se
FCP X Summitt in San Jose
by Bill Davis 3 years ago
So tomorrow it begins. Thursday is settle in. Friday is at Apple for the FCP X briefing (no cameras or phones alowed!) Friday night is the Supermeet. Saturday and Sunday classes. This should be fun! K
Re: FCP X Summitt in San Jose
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
Wish I was there! Looking forward to experiencing it vicariously through you guys :)
DC Post House - trouble finding FCP X editor
by Andy Field 3 years ago
Got a call last week asking if I knew a skilled FCP X editor.....apparently a rare bird here in Washington DC. I called around and found pro AVID, FCP 7 and Premiere CC editors who all said "yeah I've
Re: DC Post House - trouble finding FCP X editor
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
Thanks for the shoutout Craig :)
Number generator - hold end number
by Isa Jacobson 6 years ago
working in Motion 4, I wanted the end number in the generator to hold for , say, 1 sec to allow other text to animate around it. No sign of a hold function or offset, as far as I could tell, to allow
Re: Number generator - hold end number
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
Thank you Stephen. Your little snippet of wisdom from 3 years ago just helped me this afternoon :)
Are NLEs like bicycles?
by Andrew Kimery 3 years ago
This one is for you, Bill. Step 1. Watch this 8 minute video about learning how to ride bike where the handlebar movement has been reversed (left turns you right, right turns you left). http: dailylik
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Dan Stewart liked this 3 years ago
Re: Are NLEs like bicycles?
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
Great video! But the short answer is no. Learning FCPX (and I have) is much moire like going from a Mouse to Wacom tablet (I've done that before too). Unlike the bicycle, people who learn a Wacom have
The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Dean Neal 3 years ago
Sometimes I think this forum should be recalled "FCPX - The Opportunity for Adobe to Exploit"... Surely its time to simply just call it - Apple FCPX Or can we counter-create: Premiere Pro - FCP7 re-ba
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Jim Wiseman liked this 3 years ago
Re: The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Doug Suiter 3 years ago
"The title of the forum sets the tone in the first place and hence feeds the beast as it were in my opinion..." I agree 100% with this
mark selects with favorites > select all clips > lay down as a sequence. Am I missing something?
by Jason Brown 5 years ago
I went through, clipped out all of the shots I want from several clips, I then select all clips and lay them all down into a "project" (aka sequence). I have keywords associated to the entire clip in
Re: mark selects with favorites > select all clips > lay down as a sequence. Am I missing something?
by Andy Neil 5 years ago
You need to sort your event browser view to Favorites Only (CTL+F). Andy https: plus.google.com u 0 107277729326633563425 videos
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Doug Suiter liked this 5 years ago
FCPX Library File Size
by Michael Harrington 5 years ago
Is there a maximum FCPX Library File Size My system, Maverick and FCPX 10.1 runs sluggish with the project described below. Ive just started editing in FCPX and working on my first cut, imported 4500
Re: FCPX Library File Size
by Don Smith 5 years ago
You're a gentleman and I'm so glad I didn't offend. It's just been a crusade for me since I learned about it in the 7 days years ago because, you're right, the myth of dpi in video is prevalent. For m
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Doug Suiter liked this 5 years ago
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